Breast Thermography–An Alternative to Mammograms

July 12, 2018 at 1:48 am


Breast health is a high priority for all women.  If you are among the growing number of women who are concerned about the safety and accuracy of mammograms, which compress and radiate breast tissue and have a high error rate, then you might consider getting a thermogram instead.  Thermography uses digital infrared technology […]

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Lavender: The ‘Swiss Army Knife’ of Herbal Remedies

January 31, 2015 at 7:10 pm


Lavender has long been one of the most loved herbs, and not only for it’s pleasing scent and color.   Lavender is called ‘The Swiss Army Knife’ of Herbal Remedies for many good reasons.  Here are 5 of them:

1.  Benefits your skin
Because of its antiseptic and antifungal properties,  lavender oil can […]

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5 Ways to Set Healthy Boundaries in Your Relationships

January 31, 2015 at 5:12 pm


Developing healthy relationships––and avoiding unhealthy ones––is key to living a good life.  It all begins with having a healthy relationship with yourself.  This article from Monika Hoyt brilliantly and concisely explains how to identify what your own personal boundaries should be (hint: not the same as anyone else’s),  leading to more rewarding relationships […]

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6 Natural Food Oils and Their Health Benefits

January 8, 2015 at 7:33 pm


Fat has gotten a bad rap in the last couple of decades.  But by now most people have learned that there are bad fats and good fats, with good fats being essential to every aspect of physical, mental, and emotional health.  If you haven’t found your way there yet, it is […]

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6 Morning Rituals To help You Have The Best Day Ever

January 8, 2015 at 6:45 pm


Well begun is half done.  
This has always been one of my favorite maxims.  So what would happen if you began each and every day with a routine that set the stage for a positive outlook and good energy (which are essential to good health)?   A morning ritual celebrates […]

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How To Be More Grateful (And Why You Should Be)

January 7, 2015 at 10:01 pm


Gratitude is powerful medicine.
This short article from Mind Fuel Daily tells you it can strengthen your immune system, reduce anxiety, and improve your outlook and relationships. That’s the Why part of their article.
For the How part, I have found that keeping a Gratitude Journal is the best way to generate and grow […]

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Top Ten Medicinal Herbs for the Garden

October 24, 2014 at 5:01 am


Flowers are more than just a pretty face.  Plant these beautiful herbs in your garden, and you will have a medicine chest in your backyard.

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